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Wolves’ big run bites Blazers late; Blazers drop ninth straight

by Shane Thomas Another heated matchup between cross-state rivals did not disappoint as West Georgia (19-7, 14-7 Gulf South Conference) slid past the Valdosta State Blazers (9-18, 4-17 Gulf South Conference) 85-83 Saturday night. GSC leading scorer Deonta Stocks scored 15 of his game-high 25 points in the second half to pace the Wolves. Stocks’ two free throws iced the ...

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Gulf South Conference weekend sweep

by Kristin Whitman It was a Gulf South Conference weekend sweep at the Billy Grant field for blazer baseball. The team went three for three against No. 9 University of West Florida Argonauts. A double-header on Saturday left the blazers with a 9-4 win in the first game and a 2-1 victory in the second. Sundays match up finished the ...

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Pop Addict: Beyoncé Photo Leak, Ray J’s arrest

Written by Kayla Stroud, Web Editor Hundreds of Unretouched Photos of Beyoncé Leak Everyone is up in arms over newly leaked unretouched photos of Beyoncé that have made their way online. People seem to have propped her up so high that they seem to have forgotten that she is not in fact a RealDoll. People were horrified to learn that ...

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Our point of view…Millennial bashing unfair, unwarranted

Millennials. Next in line to grab hold of that figurative brass ring. The generation with so many expectations pushed upon us that we feel as if we might spontaneously combust. Millennials. We are the generation who grew up on “Rugrats,” wind breakers and Kid Cuisines. Why is it that we get such a bad rap? In the eyes of those ...

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“A Royal Affair” is in the air

by John Stephen It’s time to break out the tiaras and dust off the tuxedos. SGA and the campus organization Model Mentors are collaborating to host a couples pageant at the end of the semester. The pageant, titled “A Royal Affair,” will take place April 30 at 7 p.m. in the Student Union Ballrooms. This event is free to the ...

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Lady Blazers looks for revenge

by Niamani Hollis Lady Blazer’s basketball looks for revenge against the University of Alabama after their last meeting ended in a 69-67 overtime, buzzer win for the Lady Tigers. Coming off of an on the road win against Christian Brothers University, the Lady Blazers hope to keep things rolling against UWA tonight at 6. The game was back and forth ...

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Banning hard alcohol will not decrease crimes

by Kristin Whitman People will find a way to do what they want, no matter what they’re told—case and point: prohibition. Dartmouth College is a member of the Ivy League and is constantly ranked among the world’s greatest academic institutions, yet the school alcohol policy is up for debate among students, faculty and staff. President Phil Hanlon announced policy reforms ...

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New form of alcohol leaves country shaken and stirred

by Erin Martin The next alcoholic novelty is here. Powdered alcohol, also known as Palcohol, is gaining widespread attention across the country, but it’s not all good. Public concern over the new substance is growing, and many are working to have it banned in the United States. Some legislators, city officials and parents are concerned that Palcohol can be too ...

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Anonymous document proposes no-confidence vote on VSU president and provost at Feb. 19 faculty senate meeting

By John Stephen Update: Posted Feb. 19 at 6 p.m. The faculty senate did not perform a no-confidence vote at its Feb. 19 meeting. Members discussed this issue near the end of the meeting, but ultimately the matter was tabled. More updates to come soon. ——————– An anonymous document allegedly sent by numerous VSU professors to faculty senate members led to an emergency meeting by ...

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Know Your Rights

Written by Kristin Whitman, Sports Editor “We can’t change the past but looking forward all we can do is try, and this meeting is a step in the right direction,” Scott Doner, director of University Police said, at the “Know Your Rights” event last Tuesday, Feb. 17. The event was held in the University Center Magnolia Room where a panel ...

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